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History Courses in Vancouver

There are usually two types of people that are looking for history courses. The first type is someone that wants to work in a career field that focuses on history and the second type is someone interested in the subject. For the rest of us, history can seem boring. Especially when your teacher starts throwing […]

28 July 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Feeling Stressed About Math

Feel Good About Math Class In Calgary

Math is hard. Let's face it. Sometimes we just can't wrap our heads around a math problem or we simply just don't understand. This causes us to be frustrated or worse say " we hate math" . But math is useful in our everyday life. It's one of the subjects in schools that all of […]

27 July 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Practicing Math Homework

Why You Should Hire A Math Tutor In Vancouver? 

Math. This 4 letter word can give a lot of us a lot of anxiety. The thought of walking into math class or doing math homework just makes our stomach turn. It's a subject a lot of us hate, but math is extremely useful . We use math in our day to day whether we're […]

27 July 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Arts and Hobbies

Can you learn to draw on smartphones and tablets?

Learning to Draw on Smartphones and Tablets

“Everything you can imagine is real.” - Pablo Picasso Our hobbies are what makes us happy. Are you interested in drawing, painting, or sculpture? Do you prefer pens, pencils, or paintbrushes? Or maybe even vector graphics on a tablet? Whether you want to sketch, do landscapes, or ink manga, here are the best apps for […]

2 July 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

How can you get better at drawing?

Improving Your Drawing

“Perhaps imagination is only intelligence having fun.” - George Scialabba How many people are creative in their everyday lives? Most people say they’d like to take up a creative hobby and drawing and painting are great at developing your creativity. But how can you learn to draw without having to attend art school? Here are […]

2 July 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

How can you learn to draw for free?

Learning to Draw for Free

"Drawing is the artist's most direct and spontaneous expression, a species of writing: it reveals, better than does painting, his true personality." - Edgar Degas So many people in the UK are drawn to creative hobbies. After all, they can be both relaxing and rewarding. But do you prefer knitting or working with pastels? If […]

2 July 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Education

Your little ones might enjoy the challenge of climbing while building confidence

How to Build Your Child’s Self-Esteem

It would be hard to believe that any parent would not want and actively strive for the best where their children are concerned. We don’t mean the right school or the right social contacts though that does play a part – perhaps too large a part in our status-driven society. Nor do we think a […]

11 July 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

These children show compassion and positive self esteem

How to Build Self-Esteem in Your Child

It wasn’t so long ago that parenting was parenting and how kids turned out didn’t matter, so long as they could contribute to society – by being a wage-earner, by having and raising children or by taking the professional route. By that, we mean becoming a doctor, lawyer or politician. Becoming a captain of industry […]

11 July 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

One must have great self-confidence to not fear the unknown

Books on Building Confidence in Your Child

On the surface, parenting seems simple enough: keep kids safe, feed them well and make sure they get to school. It’s the other part of parenting, the delicate sculpting of the psyche that requires dedication, wisdom and more than a touch of finesse. Parenting trends come and go. For a while, shaming one’s children into […]

11 July 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Health and Fitness

Teaching a yoga class can be daunting.

Become a Yoga Teacher: How to Plan your Yoga lessons

Congratulations! After months of hard work and dedication, you are finally a certified yoga professor. After having finished your training, it's time to get started advertising your services, finding clients, planning your classes and teaching! Teaching your first lessons can be a little intimidating at first, especially if this is your first time teaching yoga. […]

17 July 2020 ∙ 9 minutes reading time

Yoga classes need proper preparation

Become a Yoga Instructor: How to Start Teaching Yoga Classes

Yoga has countless benefits, not only in terms of physical well-being for those who practice, but is also known for the its well-known mental health benefits, improving focus and relieving stress. As yoga has continued to grow in popularity over the past few decades, more and more people are discovering the benefits of  yoga and […]

15 July 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

How can you teach yourself yoga?

How to Practise Yoga for Beginners at Home

“Yoga means addition – addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul.” - Amit Ray Would you like to start doing yoga but don’t have the time to go to group yoga classes? Are you looking for a way to relax without breaking the bank? Practise yoga at home! Yoga is for […]

14 July 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

Languages

Make maths fun with the help of free and fun online resources such as games, tutorials, apps and podcasts

Ole: the advantages of choosing Spanish GCSE

Whether languages are your forte or you simply want to boost your CV, you may be considering taking Spanish at GCSE. To make your decision a little easier, here we run through of some of the many advantages of choosing to study Spanish. Spanish is the official language of 21 countries, many of which are […]

24 June 2020 ∙ 3 minutes reading time

How much do family yoga sessions cost?

Why studying German at school is so important

Germany is the economic engine of Europe, and the political driver of the European Union. Our commercial relationship with the country is undoubted: in 2012, the UK overtook France as Germany’s biggest global trade partner and, as The Telegraph newspaper put it, ‘British suppliers and manufacturers are deeply integrated into the German industrial machine and […]

24 June 2020 ∙ 2 minutes reading time

What are GCSEs like now?

English as a second language tips: improving your pronunciation

Those learning English as a second language often say that one of the most difficult areas to master is pronunciation. Unlike languages such as Spanish or Italian, which are relatively easy to pronounce, English has quite a few difficult phonemes (like ‘igh’), which do not necessarily sound the way a non-native speaker would instinctively read […]

24 June 2020 ∙ 4 minutes reading time

Music

Learning the Drums in a Classroom

Learn To Play the Drums In Canada

Music is a wonderful thing. It brings people together, creates emotion and for a lot of people is a great way to escape from the world. For some people, they loathe about learning to play the guitar or piano but for others, they turn to the drums. Playing the drums is unlike playing any instrument. […]

28 July 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Playing Drums on Stage

Drum Lessons In Canada For Beginners

For some reason, we all love hearing music and we all have had at least one instance where we wish we could be playing an instrument. Music is simply amazing and learning to make your music is another amazing talent. The way you can hit any instrument a certain way and it creates a music […]

12 July 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Drum Lessons

How Much Do Drum Lessons Cost in Canada?

You know that drum lessons are going to be an asset to you learning the drums. You're going to be well on your way with your drum lessons and trust us you’ll be glad you did. But another step before taking the plunge on lessons is finding the right person to teach you. Drums is […]

2 July 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Professional Development

learn interpersonal skills online

Develop Interpersonal Skills using Online Resources

Yeah, we know. Learning interpersonal communication skills online seems a little, well, odd – to say the least. How can you possibly learn to communicate and interact with others – and to get along with them – online? Well, it was a question that we asked ourselves, in all honesty. But the power of the […]

4 May 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

What are the benefits of continuing education?

Continuing Education at a Glance

“Non est ad astra mollis e terris via" (There is no easy way from the earth to the stars) - Seneca Continuing education is an opportunity to go back to school once you’ve started working. Whether you want to further your career or change careers, there’s training and courses available for everyone. Most people accept […]

22 April 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

How much does it cost to be a mature student?

The Cost of Being a Mature Student

“Job training empowers people to realize their dreams and improve their lives.” - Sylvia Mathews Burwell Have you done a skills appraisal and decided that it’s time to study some more? There were 140,000 mature students in the UK in 2017. Plenty of people are going back to school to gain new skills, change careers, […]

22 April 2020 ∙ 6 minutes reading time

Tutoring

How do you teach adults?

Your Guide to Teaching Adult Students

“Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other” - JFK There is now an increasing number of people looking into becoming a private home tutor!  Home or private tutors are able to help students of all ages, whether it be primary school, secondary school, university, and even adult students, with a wide array of subjects. […]

21 July 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

How do you teach adults?

Teaching Adults: Become A Freelance Private Tutor for Adults

“Share your knowledge. It is a way to achieve immortality.” - Dalai Lama XIV Like children and teenagers, adults also need training in any given subject or interest,  perhaps even for personal professional goals, more and more adults are looking to private tutors to help them further their education, knowledge, training and skills. In recent […]

21 July 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time

What is the difference between teaching adults and children?

What is the difference between teaching children and adult students?

“A wise man can learn more from a foolish question than a fool can learn from a wise answer.” - Bruce Lee Whether a student is struggling academically, losing self-esteem because of poor academic performance, have a fear of school, or struggling with special educational needs,  all of these issues can affect both children and […]

21 July 2020 ∙ 7 minutes reading time